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Oakland Downed 7-5 By New York - Gio Gonzalez Takes Loss

Oakland dropped a 7-5 decision at Yankee Stadium on Sunday as New York legged out a win behind winning pitcher Bartolo Colon.

New York was favored by -162 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.5.

New York got 7 innings from Bartolo Colon, who gave up 2 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Yankees got 2 RBIs from Curtis Granderson in the win.

Oakland got a 4 2/3-inning outing from Gio Gonzalez in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 3 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Hideki Matsui had 5 hits in the loss for the Athletics.

The battle of the bats favored Oakland as they had 15 hits, while New York only had 9.

Mariano Rivera pitched the final 1 1/3 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 4 hits in his outing.

Next game, New York takes its act home to face Seattle looking for another win. For Oakland, they head home to face Tampa Bay.